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The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center supports researchers in their pursuit of answers that will lead to improved diagnosis and care for patients while, at the same time, focusing on the program’s long-term goal — finding a way to cure and possibly prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

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Recent News

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image of Dr. Ozioma Okonkwo on a YouTube screen talking about alzheimer's disease prevention
Ozioma Okonkwo, PhD, met with Wisconsin First Lady Kathy Evers to discuss lifestyle factors that can protect against Alzheimer’s disease. Okonkwo shared why he believes physical activity is a "game changer" in reducing the risk for dementia.
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Dr. Nathaniel Chin on Perpetual Notion on WORT FM
Nathaniel Chin, MD, was a guest on “Perpetual Notion Machine,” a weekly science program on WORT 89.9 FM.
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Super Aging Podcast with Dr. Nathaniel Chin and host Fatou Ceesay
Nathaniel Chin, MD, was a guest on “Super Aging,” a podcast that explores healthy aging, caregiving and raises awareness about Alzheimer’s disease.
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Tinker Schuman joins Poetry for Life: Call-in Show
Alzheimer's Poetry Project welcomes Tinker Schuman, Lac du Flambeau poet, beader, pipe-carrier and tribal elder, to "Poetry for Life: Call-in Show."
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Sanjay Asthana MD at a podium speaking into a microphone
Sanjay Asthana, MD, director of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, was elected to the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) Executive Committee and National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center (NACC) Steering Committee.
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Dr. Cynthia Carlsson
Cynthia Carlsson, MD, MS, leader of the Wisconsin ADRC Clinical Core and co-leader of the Biomarker Core, was appointed to a two-year term as chair of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care and Services.